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01-15-06, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By bvancouv

yeah, he was me. Let me know if this is possible

yeah, he was me. Let me know if this is possible
01-14-06, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 188,373
Posted By bvancouv

Hey, does NOS mean that it was made recently to...

Hey, does NOS mean that it was made recently to replicate older stuff? New Old Stock?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7210661283&fromMakeTrack=true
01-14-06, 02:37 AM
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Views: 188,373
Posted By bvancouv

mm ...

mm
http://cgi.ebay.com/San-Rensho-3Rensho-Keirin-NJS-Track-Bike-Frameset-50cm_W0QQitemZ7211793833QQcategoryZ98084QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
01-13-06, 04:54 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 14,508
Posted By bvancouv

I plan on following my own special route: from...

I plan on following my own special route: from project to project chronologically in order of the city's failed attempts at the integration of public housing. As working-class white Chicagoans moved,...
01-13-06, 10:11 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 14,508
Posted By bvancouv

I planned out my route out, it's 19.921 miles....

I planned out my route out, it's 19.921 miles. That last thousandth is a killer.

PS check out my new avatar...
01-11-06, 11:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,031
Posted By bvancouv

That paramount is beautiful, Crazy-B. Aggressive,...

That paramount is beautiful, Crazy-B. Aggressive, too..>

A note about the Schwinn tubular rims, from experience; make sure you don't inflate your tubes to pressures as high as you with would...
01-10-06, 07:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,896
Posted By bvancouv

what I wish I had brought down Elston...

what I wish I had brought down Elston...
01-09-06, 11:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,703
Posted By bvancouv

Is pistaboy an expert on fixies or what? Droppin'...

Is pistaboy an expert on fixies or what? Droppin' knowledge on us.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 05:16 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By bvancouv

right; "we are producing a ton of excess heat"-...

right; "we are producing a ton of excess heat"- that's the heat generation that I'm talking about that burns calories. The energy for the heat has to come from somewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By bvancouv

I just don't like those tubes. Whaddayagonnado?

I just don't like those tubes. Whaddayagonnado?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By bvancouv

I would imagine you burn more calories...

I would imagine you burn more calories maintaining your body temperature- we're endothermic, after all...
Forum: Introductions
01-07-06, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By bvancouv

signature test

signature test
01-07-06, 01:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,960
Posted By bvancouv

manhattan, upper west side: T&R Pizza on 79th and...

manhattan, upper west side: T&R Pizza on 79th and amsterdam; Sal & Carmines on 104th (I think) and b'way. I haven't lived there in awhile, but I'm sure these places are still there. Sal and Carmines...
01-06-06, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,155,656
Posted By bvancouv

This is my Mark V. All stock except for the Selle...

This is my Mark V. All stock except for the Selle Italia Turbo Flite saddle, deep drop Syntace bars, and Cane Creek 200TT brake lever. What!
01-06-06, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,287
Posted By bvancouv

off-topic, but the OP said he didn't know much...

off-topic, but the OP said he didn't know much about track racing; I don't either, but I found this article (http://www.cyclingnews.com/track/?id=trackoverview00) both informative and an extremely...
01-04-06, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By bvancouv

actually that wasn't really sarcasm, more like a...

actually that wasn't really sarcasm, more like a sort of slapstick pun or something.

edit: I suppose it reminds us of the lack of inflection when we type.
01-04-06, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By bvancouv

ya think? does sarcasm only work with...

ya think?

does sarcasm only work with smilies or /sarcasm at the end? maybe...
01-04-06, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 536
Posted By bvancouv

why not have one for each subforum? A fixies chat...

why not have one for each subforum? A fixies chat room, a bmx chat room? I'm just thinking out loud here. you know, barnstorming.
01-04-06, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By bvancouv

bump does anyone know where the serial...

bump

does anyone know where the serial number is on the IRO Mark V frames? It's not on the underside of the BB shell.

Tony?
Forum: Foo
01-04-06, 04:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,995
Posted By bvancouv

+1 My job brings me into contact with a lot...

+1

My job brings me into contact with a lot of financial advisors, and the stories I could tell you about some of these guys would blow your wig back. There are certainly some good ones out...
Forum: Foo
01-04-06, 03:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,995
Posted By bvancouv

Mutual funds are the best way for normal people...

Mutual funds are the best way for normal people to start investing. PLUGGITYPLUGPLUG (http://www.morningstar.com).
01-04-06, 02:39 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 14,508
Posted By bvancouv

doesn't anyone care about conserving energy for...

doesn't anyone care about conserving energy for Sunday? Or is that just my weakness talking?
01-03-06, 11:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,686
Posted By bvancouv

snapp.

snapp.
01-02-06, 08:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,686
Posted By bvancouv

good times, good times. Nice to meet everyone!

good times, good times. Nice to meet everyone!
01-02-06, 11:38 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,686
Posted By bvancouv

how about we just ride to a bar and play cards?...

how about we just ride to a bar and play cards? Aha just kidding.
01-02-06, 11:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,686
Posted By bvancouv

some pretty crappy weather today...

some pretty crappy weather today...
12-30-05, 05:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,725
Posted By bvancouv

Spider-man, great rationalization for two brakes:...

Spider-man, great rationalization for two brakes: from his FGG: "I am running two brakes on it because I like to carry baguettes nestled atop the hoods and held in place by the cables."

d'accor
12-30-05, 01:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,686
Posted By bvancouv

I'm going to come on Monday. Or Sunday, whatever....

I'm going to come on Monday. Or Sunday, whatever. I get Monday off work!
Forum: Commuting
12-30-05, 12:16 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,742
Posted By bvancouv

I think some people may be wary of calling the...

I think some people may be wary of calling the cops because they have an experience with law enforcement that's different from one's own. White people in America will tend to have had more friendly...
12-14-05, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 792
Posted By bvancouv

I think UPS is far and away the best shipping...

I think UPS is far and away the best shipping company. The are so reliable it renews my love of modern-day multinational capitalism.
12-14-05, 04:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,584
Posted By bvancouv

You can't bike in a down jacket. If you sweat at...

You can't bike in a down jacket. If you sweat at all, it turns into a hot, clammy, nasty cocoon in no time flat. That and your range of movement is severely impaired and you look like a DUI rider.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-05, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By bvancouv

I have a Mountian Hardware Confluence shell that...

I have a Mountian Hardware Confluence shell that I just bought and I love it. It's windproof enough, and I sweat enough, that even on the coldest days here in Chicago (coldest since I got my jacket...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-05, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 529
Posted By bvancouv

You get a frozen patch on your balaclava where...

You get a frozen patch on your balaclava where your breath condenses and then freezes.
11-29-05, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,156
Posted By bvancouv

did anyone ever think of makng a section of the...

did anyone ever think of makng a section of the BF for health and medical issues?
11-29-05, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,156
Posted By bvancouv

edit: Lesson learned- loosen my straps.

edit: Lesson learned- loosen my straps.
11-29-05, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,156
Posted By bvancouv

Ways I've hurt myself since getting fixed

When it works, I love it. But it hasn't been an easy transition.

In chronological order:
1. When I first got on my new bike, and I started applying pressure backwards with my legs to brake, I...
11-28-05, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By bvancouv

Now I'm no whiz but you need an RSS reader- there...

Now I'm no whiz but you need an RSS reader- there are specific programs that do it, but I simply use my email client, Mozilla Thunderbird. I have RSS feeds set up from the NYT, Scientific American,...
11-21-05, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 680
Posted By bvancouv

this forum is turning into quite the lovefest.

this forum is turning into quite the lovefest.
11-18-05, 01:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By bvancouv

I'm training to be good enough to deserve my road...

I'm training to be good enough to deserve my road bike.
11-18-05, 11:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,710
Posted By bvancouv

OK that fruity song lyric makes me retract me...

OK that fruity song lyric makes me retract me earlier post.

WRAGHHAHGHGAHGHRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAWWW!!!!!!!

Ahh...that's better.
11-18-05, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,710
Posted By bvancouv

Sarcasm is for unhappy people. Honesty is the new...

Sarcasm is for unhappy people. Honesty is the new sarcasm
11-17-05, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,667
Posted By bvancouv

If only MY workspace looked like that...all I...

If only MY workspace looked like that...all I have is a washing machine and a pissed-off landlord.
11-17-05, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By bvancouv

Anyone in Chicago have or want to split a can of Frame Saver?

I only have one bike frame I want to treat, and perhaps someone in Chicago has a can of frame saver I can share or take off of their hands? Each can is supposed to be good for 3-5 uses. PM me if you...
11-16-05, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By bvancouv

make yourself a 'boompack'; get an old backpack,...

make yourself a 'boompack'; get an old backpack, put boombox inside, cut out big hole for speaker. I don't know. But Boompack is SO taking off...
11-16-05, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 960
Posted By bvancouv

I always thought they were for smoothing the...

I always thought they were for smoothing the rubber cement, although I've never tried it...
11-16-05, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,220
Posted By bvancouv

I can't really see IROs becoming lame and tired....

I can't really see IROs becoming lame and tired. I see a lot of Schwinns on the streets too; does that mean that Schwinns are going out of style soon? IROs are just great, affordable bikes with...
11-16-05, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By bvancouv

personally I express my individuality with my...

personally I express my individuality with my funky clothes. Clothes are what really set you apart. That's how you can recognize other hip people- from their clothes.
11-15-05, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By bvancouv

New to ME. not new.

New to ME. not new.
11-15-05, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,220
Posted By bvancouv

yeah that and it's UGly.

yeah that and it's UGly.
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